University of Colorado HVACR Technician (Pipe/Mechanical Trades II) in Aurora, Colorado
University of Colorado | CU Anschutz Medical Campus
Department: Facilities Management
Job Title: HVACR Technician (Pipe/Mechanical Trades II)
Position #212280 – Requisition #19714
Primary Work Location: Anschutz Medical Campus – Aurora, CO
* Applications are accepted electronically ONLY at www.cu.edu/cu-careers *
The University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus seeks individuals with demonstrated commitment to creating an inclusive learning and working environment. We value the ability to engage effectively with students, faculty and staff of diverse backgrounds.
Who We Are:
The University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus is a public education, clinical and research facility serving 4,500 students, and a world-class medical destination at the forefront of life-changing science, medicine, and healthcare. CU Anschutz offers more than 42 highly rated degree programs through 6 schools and colleges, and receives over $500 million in research awards each year. We are the single largest health professions education provider in Colorado, awarding nearly 1,450 degrees annually. Powered by our award-winning faculty, renowned researchers and a reputation for academic excellence, the CU Anschutz Medical Campus drives innovation from the classroom to the laboratory to the delivery of unparalleled patient care. Read CU Anschutz Quick Facts here.
The Facilities Management department at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus has an opening for a full-time State Classified HVACR Technician (Pipe/Mechanical Trades II) position.
Operate, monitor, service and/or repair refrigeration equipment, HVAC systems, and associated hardware for all CU Anschutz campus buildings. Respond to emergency calls pertaining to HVAC and refrigeration problems, and emergencies throughout the campus. Ensure the safest and most efficient operation and training of personnel for the Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration (HVACR) systems at CU Anschutz.
Examples of Work Performed:
Research Refrigeration Preventive Maintenance and Repairs (45%)
- Complete work requests for preventive maintenance and repairs to specialized refrigeration systems that directly facilitate research. Inspect, replace, adjust, program, and calibrate electronic and refrigeration controls and components. Install, repair, and replace systems and components. Systems include 4-37 degree environmental rooms, process chillers, and walk-in freezers. The refrigeration units are critical to the mission of the University; research funding and projects are at stake.
HVAC Preventive Maintenance and Repairs (35%)
- Complete work requests for preventive maintenance and repairs to building and occupant owned HVAC systems and components. Install, repair, and replace systems and components for building and occupant owned HVAC ventilation, cooling, heating and associated controls. The position records repairs and maintenance performed in a work order data system. The position must have the ability to perform data entry in a computer. Types of systems could include package systems, split systems, chillers, CRAC units, AHUs, FCUs, humidifiers, etc.
Refrigerant Management (10%)
Recover and clean chlorofluorocarbons (CFC’s), hydrochlorofluorocarbons (HCFC’s), and hydrofluorocarbons (HFC’s). Store and reuse all types of CFC’s, HCFC’s, and HFC’s. Be able to use servicing and reclaiming equipment for refrigerants. Work with and monitor the CFC program. The position must have the ability to enter, update, and modify information in the database as well as maintain and keep hard-copy records of all refrigerant handling activities. Accurate record keeping is important because the University can be fined by the EPA.
The position must be able to properly use recovery equipment and weigh and accurately record tank tare weights and gross weights. The position must also have the ability to perform mathematical functions and correctly and accurately calculate amounts used, net-weight from gross-weight, tare weight, etc.
Training and operates as a Subject Matter Expert (5%)
- Provide training and assistance to other employees. Participate as a member of interview teams in new employee hiring process. The position will work with the HR Consultant to write interview questions and assess candidates in the hiring process.
Emergencies, Special Events, and Other Duties (5%)
- Participate and assist in emergencies based on the magnitude and nature. Support various special events both in preparation and during the event. Examples of emergencies and special events could include commencement, snow removal, power outage, flood, etc. May be assigned other duties as required.
Salary & Benefits:
The starting base salary range is $4,277 - $4,577 per month (non-negotiable)*
The salary offered is usually the minimum listed, however, a salary above the minimum may be offered for some hard to fill positions.
The individual in this position may also be eligible for additional pay on top of the base salary, in recognition of certain critical skills and/or certifications
This position is eligible for overtime compensation
Your total compensation goes beyond the number on your paycheck. The University of Colorado provides generous leave, health plans and retirement contributions that add to your bottom line.
Total Compensation Calculator: https://www.cu.edu/employee-services/total-compensation
Please click here for information on disability accommodations: http://www.ucdenver.edu/about/departments/HR/jobs/Pages/JobsatCUDenver.aspx
Reference checks are a standard step in our hiring process. You may be asked to provide contact information, including e-mail addresses, for up to 5 references if you are referred to the Hiring Authority for an interview. We will notify you prior to contacting both on and off-list references.
The University of Colorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus is dedicated to ensuring a safe and secure environment for our faculty, staff, students and visitors. To assist in achieving that goal, we conduct background investigations for all prospective employees.
The University of Colorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus is committed to recruiting and supporting a diverse student body, faculty and administrative staff. The university strives to promote a culture of inclusiveness, respect, communication and understanding. We encourage applications from women, ethnic minorities, persons with disabilities and all veterans. The University of Colorado is committed to diversity and equality in education and employment.
Please make sure to include the following in your resume: job title, duties, months and years employed, and average hours per week worked as minimum experience is calculated on a 40 hour/week basis.
This position is open to residents and non-residents of Colorado.
At least three (3) years of experience in the HVACR industries
Substitution: Trade school experience in HVACR can substitute for up to one year of the required experience.
Necessary Special Qualification: EPA Universal Certification is required in order to work with refrigerants on all types of equipment
At least four (4) years of experience in the HVACR industries
Commercial HVACR experience
Experience with medium and/or low temperature refrigeration applications
Experience working on chillers
Experience with large motor and bearing repairs – 10HP and above
Conditions of Employment:
This position is open to residents and non-residents of Colorado.
NOTE: This position has been designated as essential personnel, and will be required to respond to emergencies as needed. Position may also be required to stay late, come in early, or cover shifts as needed. If hired, you will be required to provide effective off-hours phone contact info for emergency call-in purposes
Must possess and maintain a current, valid State of Colorado Driver’s License
Must be willing and able to pass a criminal background check, motor vehicle check and drug test
Subject to pre-employment, post-accident or incident or reasonable suspicion drug and alcohol testing per UCD Facilities Operations Department Policies
Must be willing and able to stand and walk on a constant basis, with or without accommodation
Must be willing and able to climb, crawl, kneel, bend and reach above shoulders on a frequent basis, with or without accommodation
Must be willing and able to lift and carry up to 10 pounds on a constant basis, with or without accommodation
Must be willing and able to lift and carry up to 50 pounds on a frequent basis, with or without accommodation
Must be willing and able to push and pull on a frequent basis, with or without accommodation
Must be willing and able to use manual dexterity, eye/hand coordination and near vision on a constant basis
Must be willing and able to use far vision on a frequent basis
Must be willing and able to use hearing and verbal communication on a constant basis
Must be willing and able to work outdoors in all weather conditions including snow, rain, heat, and cold
Must be willing and able to work with chemicals/solvents
Must be willing and able to work in areas where you may be exposed to hazardous chemicals or infectious materials
Must be willing and able to operate moving equipment and work around machinery or moving equipment
Must be willing and able to work around noise/vibrations
Must be willing and able to work alone, above ground and in small confined spaces
Must be willing and able to walk on uneven surfaces and climb on scaffolds/ladders
Must be willing and able to work straight or rotating shifts, weekends and holidays
- Ability to work and communicate with customers, peers, and trades helpers
Job: Facilities/Labor,Trades & Crafts
Primary Location: Aurora
Job Category Facilities/Labor,Trades & Crafts
Department U0001 -- DENVER & ANSCHUTZ MED CAMPUS
Posting Date Jan 22, 2021
Unposting Date Ongoing
Posting Contact Name Sean McBride
Posting Contact Email email@example.com
Posting Number 00212280
Req ID: 19714
The University of Colorado does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, pregnancy, disability, creed, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, veteran status, political affiliation, or political philosophy. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply.